Two-time Oscar-winning actress was beloved humanitarian
Turner Classic Movies will remember the life and career of two-time Academy Award-winning actress and beloved humanitarian Elizabeth Taylor on Sunday, April 10. A 24-hour memorial tribute, which is set to begin at 6 a.m. (ET/PT), will include both of Taylor's Oscar-winning performances, with "Butterfield 8" (1960) at 8 p.m. and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966) at 10 p.m. (ET).
TCM's tribute will also feature Taylor in such memorable films as the family classics "Lassie Come Home" (1943) and "National Velvet" (1944); the delightful comedies "Father of the Bride" (1950) and "Father's Little Dividend" (1951); the historical epic "Ivanhoe" (1952); and the powerful dramas "Giant" (1956), "Raintree County" (1957) and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958). Also included is the spy drama "Conspirator" (1949), with Taylor in her first adult role.
The following is a complete schedule of TCM's April 10 memorial tribute to Elizabeth Taylor (all times Eastern):
In addition to TCM's on-air tribute to Taylor, the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood will feature a special 60th anniversary screening of her brilliant performance opposite Montgomery Clift in George Stevens' "A Place in the Sun" (1951). The TCM Classic Film Festival takes place April 28 through May 1.